After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics by James Penney

By James Penney

After Queer Theory makes the provocative declare that queer conception has run its path, made out of date by means of the elaboration of its personal common sense inside of capitalism. James Penney argues that faraway from signalling the tip of anti-homophobic feedback, besides the fact that, the top of queer provides the get together to reconsider the relation among sexuality and politics.

Through a severe go back to Marxism and psychoanalysis (Freud and Lacan), Penney insists that how one can implant sexuality within the box of political antagonism is sarcastically to desert the exhausted premise of a politicised sexuality.

After Queer Theory argues that it is crucial to wrest sexuality from the lifeless finish of id politics, beginning it as much as a common emancipatory fight past the achieve of capitalism's powers of commodification.

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